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negligible

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adjective neg·li·gi·ble \ˈne-gli-jə-bəl\

Simple Definition of negligible

  • : very small or unimportant

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of negligible

  1. :  so small or unimportant or of so little consequence as to warrant little or no attention :  trifling <a negligible error>

negligibility

play \ˌne-gli-jə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun

negligibly

play \ˈne-gli-jə-blē\ adverb

Examples of negligible in a sentence

  1. A negligible amount of damage was done to the vehicle.

  2. The price difference was negligible.



Origin and Etymology of negligible

Latin neglegere, negligere


First Known Use: 1829


NEGLIGIBLE Defined for Kids

negligible

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adjective neg·li·gi·ble \ˈne-glə-jə-bəl\

Definition of negligible for Students

  1. :  so small or unimportant as to deserve little or no attention <Crops received a negligible amount of rainfall.>





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